CHICAGO (STMW) - Chicago Police are warning residents of armed robberies in the Near West Side neighborhood.
At least three armed robberies have been reported in the neighborhood since Tuesday, according to a community alert from police.
The robberies happened:
- at 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday in the 2300 block of West Monroe Street;
- at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday in the 200 block of South Western Avenue;
- and at 7:00 p.m. on Friday in the 2100 block of West Maypole Avenue.
In each incident, two to three robbers approach people on the street, display a handgun and then take their personal property or vehicle, police said.
The robbers are described as two to three black men, 20-30 years of age and weighing 150-190 pounds, police said.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Area Central detectives at (312) 747-8382.